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The Art of Writing

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Book Id: WPLBN0000678535
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 188.46 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: The Art of Writing  
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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Stevenson, R. L. (n.d.). The Art of Writing. Retrieved from http://self.gutenberg.org/


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Excerpt: There is nothing more disenchanting to man than to be shown the springs and mechanism of any art. All our arts and occupations lie wholly on the surface; it is on the surface that we perceive their beauty, fitness, and significance; and to pry below is to be appalled by their emptiness and shocked by the coarseness of the strings and pulleys.

 
 



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